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    • 13th May 2019
    • We have reached an important milestone by signing up our 2,000th member. This makes us one of the largest parent carer forums in the country! The 2,000th member is Carmel, who lives in Waterthorpe with her partner Nick and their three children.

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    • 24th April 2019
    • A huge thank you to everyone who took part in our State of Sheffield survey! We had a fantastic response, with over 700 parents completing the questionnaire. The survey repeated many of the questions we had posed in a previous questionnaire, back in 2014. We found that on most fronts, things have become worse.

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    • 25th January 2019
    • Today, inspectors from Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission published their findings from a week-long visit to Sheffield in November 2018. Download the report The purpose of the inspection was to assess how well the local area identifies and meets the needs of children and young people aged 0-25 years who have special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND).

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    • 26th November 2018
    • Inspectors from OFSTED and the Care Quality Commission visited Sheffield between 12 and 16 November 2018 to assess how well our local area identifies and meets the needs of children and young people aged 0-25 years who have special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND).

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    • 23rd November 2018
    • Respiratory illnesses more commonly affect people with a learning disability. This is why since 2014 children and adults with a learning disability have been included in the list of “at risk” groups that are covered by the flu vaccination programme. Family carers and Personal Assistants (PAs) are also eligible for a flu jab.

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    • 23rd November 2018
    • If you are struggling to combine paid work and caring, a specialist employment advice service for carers, provided by Sheffield Carers Centre through the Sheffield Occupational Health Advisory Service (SOHAS), might be able to help.

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